44' 6" (13.56m)

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1992 44' 6" ISLAND PACKET YACHTS Cruising Sailboat 44 Deltaville Virginia United States
$160,000 USD

The 1992 44' 6" ISLAND PACKET YACHTS 44 Cruising Sailboat L'AUDACE is a sail boat for sale located in Deltaville, Virginia, United States.


Island Packet Yachts is recognized worldwide as a premiere builder of fine cruising yachts. Produced from 1992 through 1996, the Island Packet 44 quickly established itself as a fast, comfortable cruiser, completing tens of thousands of bluewater miles and winning back-to-back victories in the prestigious Caribbean 1500 Ocean Races.

Fully equipped and lovingly maintained, L'AUDACE is ready for her next owner.

Recent new equipment and upgrades include:

  • Dodger, Bimini, Connector and Mainsail Cover (2019)
  • New Force 10 Stove/Oven (Never Used)
  • Two (2) Up-Graded Electric Heads
  • New Macerator Pumps
  • House Water Pressure Pump (2017)
  • New Interior Upholstery (2019)
  • 6kw Fischer Panda Genset
  • New Kubota Diesel Engine For Genset (<10 Hours)
  • Dedicated Filter System for the Genset
  • Raymarine Digital Radar
  • New Ritchie Compass (2019)
  • Custom Dual Racor Filter System for the Yanmar Engine
  • Bottom Painted (2019)
  • New Staysail (2020)
  • ICom 802 SSB w/Pactor Modem (2012)
  • 55# Delta Anchor (and Chain) galvanized (2012)
  • SidePower BowThruster overhauled (2012)
  • Standing Rigging replaced (2011)
  • (2) Lewmar Ocean 54 CST Electric Primary Winches
  • Katadyn Power Survivor 80E Watermaker
  • 406 EPIRB
  • Extensive Electronics Equipment
  • Spur Linecutter
  •  Feathering Max Prop
  • Kato Davits
  • Avon Dinghy (2005)
  • Yamaha 9.9 Outboard w/Motor Mount
  • Outboard  Motor Hoist


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LENGTH 44' 6" (13.56m)
BUILT 1992
BEAM 13' 1" (3.99m)
LOCATION Deltaville, Virginia, USA
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With one of the most innovative and well appointed interiors to appear in a yacht in this size range, the 44's accommodations are focused on the requirements of both extended cruising and a comfortable lifestyle when living aboard. Two large double staterooms, well separated for privacy and each with its own head and shower, combine with an expansive central living area to provide a gracious setting for entertaining or cruising with family and friends.The forward stateroom has a double Pullman berth to starboard, abundant storage on teak shelves, in stowage lockers, and in cedar-lined drawers. Also featured are a large cedar-lined hanging locker, a teak bureau with mirrored vanity and upholstered seat. The adjoining private head with separate shower area has a wrap- around vanity with s/s sink, hot/cold pressure water, unbreakable mirror and plenty of storage.

The salon has two comfortable captain's chairs with a removeable table between. To starboard is a full-sized settee which converts to a double berth, as well as Island Packet's drop down dining table with bottle and glass storage behind. The nav station is at the aft end of the settee, featuring a wrap-around work area , large chart table, chart storage tray, drawer, nav light, generous cabinets, master electrical panels, book rack, storage bin and stowage under the upholstered seat. Forward of the galley is a ventilated wet locker. The galley, next aft to starboard, has a refrigerator/freezer, 3-burner stove/oven, microwave oven, double s/s sinks with sink cover, aluminum propane tanks, deluxe dish rack and cutlery drawers as well as large storage drawers. A molded slip-resistant sole is provided in the galley, companionway, nav and head areas, while the salon and staterooms have varnished teak and holly soles.

The aft stateroom has a comfortable double berth, teak shelf outboard, stowage lockers, dressing seat, cedar-lined hanging locker, and bureau with shelf over, in addition to having luxurious accommodations similar to those in the forward head. Original equipment included a small tub which, in this boat, was modified by the addition of removable shelving providing additional storage space.


Convenient to both the salon and cockpit, the galley wraps around and aft to starboard. Appointments include large storage cabinets and drawers, and a microwave alcove, as well as:

  • Grunert refrigeration
  • Force 10 Oven (2020)
  • Aluminum propane tanks
  • GE microwave
  • Double s/s sinks w/sink cover
  • H/C pressure water
  • Filtered water faucet
  • Hidden trash bin
  • Teak dish rack and cutlery drawers
  • Solid color-core laminate surfaces
  • Corian granite pattern trim and sea rails on all edges





  • Raymarine E120 chartplotter and digital radar display
  • Garmin 172 chartplotter (backup)
  • AIS traffic system
  • Raymarine ST60 wind, depth, speed
  • Raymarine ST60+ graphic multi-line display at nav station
  • Side Power bow thruster (overhauled 2012)
  • Raymarine ST6002 autopilot w/new hydraulic RAM
  • Uniden submersible VHF at helm w/new spare backup
  • B&G Network VHF at nav station
  • Remote controls for windlass at helm
  • ICOM M802 SSB and Pactor modem
  • ICOM AT140 antenna tuner
  • Insulated backstay  for SSB
  • Ample Power energy monitor at nav station


Electrical and Mechanical


  • Xantrex Freedom 20 inverter/charger
  • Balmar 100amp alternator
  • Katadyn Power Survivor 80E watermaker
  • Dripless cutlass bearing
  • Feathering Max Prop
  • Spur linecutter
  • (2) Cruisair 16000 BTU AC units
  • Caframo fans (9)
  • Tankwatch 4 holding tank monitor
  • Alpine stereo w/speakers


Sails & Rigging


  • Cutter rigged w/110% genoa; never used
  • Full batten main w/Isomat auto reefing system/lazy jacks
  • Harken battcars on main
  • Genoa Harken furling
  • Staysail Harken furling
  • Gennaker stowed in sailbag
  • New standing rigging (2011)
  • Forespar whisker pole
  • (2) Lewmar 54CST Electric winches
  • (2) Lewmar 44CST 2 speed self tailing winches
  • (2) Lewmar 16CST 2 speed self tailing winches
  • Keel stepped double spreader mast
  • S/S mast pulpit rails
  • Mast climbing system


Deck and Cockpit


On deck, full length handrails, extra height double lifelines, and recessed fore and side decks with bulwarks provide secure footing when underway. The integral bowsprit/anchor platform provides immediate access to ground tackle, always ready for use employing the electric reversing anchor windlass, with both deck and cockpit mounted controls. The cutter rig has long  been accepted as the most versatile and manageable rig for the cruising sailor. Taken in conjunction with Island Packet's exclusive Full Foil Keel, this combination provides the easy motion and enhanced steering qualities unique to a long keel configuration. The cockpit has contoured seats over eight feet long affording plenty of room for seating or sleeping. A deluxe steering console employs premium direct-drive rack and pinion steering, noted for its exceptional feel and rugged reliability. Additional cockpit features include a freshwater cockpit shower, insulated icebox and a covered instrument panel.

  • LED nav and anchor lights
  • Raymarine digital radar on pole at stern
  • Blue cockpit cushions (seat and backrest)
  • Heavy duty s/s anchor rollers
  • Delta 55 lb primary anchor w/all galvanized chain
  • Anchor washdown
  • Life jackets, flares etc.
  • 406 EPIRB and ditch bag
  • Custom jacklines
  • LifeSling
  • 12V spotlight
  • Double lifelines w/stern and side gates
  • IP step plates at boarding gates
  • Swim ladder
  • Portable side boarding ladder
  • Stern rail grill (plumbed for LP gas)
  • Wheel steering w/rack and pinion direct system
  • Ritchie compass (2019)




  • Brass clock and barometer in salon
  • 16 opening screened ports
  • 8 screened deck hatches
  • Factory installed solar vents for improved ventilation
  • Removable teak companionway steps for engine access
  • Storage rack for companionway boards
  • Bottom painted (2019)
  • Spare parts
  • Backup paper charts

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Jack Malatich
S&J Yachts
7076 Bembe Beach Road Annapolis, Maryland, 21403 USA

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